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recline - lie down
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate